On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Arnold Hedgeman, African-American social activist (NYC cabinet), born in Marshalltown, Iowa (d. 1990)
  • Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson, Chilean composer, born in La Cruz, Chile (d. 1987)
  • Marcel Achard, French playwright (Jean de la Lune), born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France (d. 1974)
1899 Highlights

About July 5, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer